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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Matthew Kissner

62 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Mark Allin

55 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Kritzmacher

55 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Technology and Operations

Archana Singh

46 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Clay Stobaugh

58 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Gary Rinck

64 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Mary-Jo O'Leary

53 2014 Executive Vice President , Human Resources

Reed Elfenbein

62 2015 Executive Vice President, International Development and Global Research Sales

Joan O'Neil

53 2015 Executive Vice President - Knowledge & Learning

John Semel

45 2015 Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Jeffrey Sugarman

60 2015 Executive Vice President, Talent Solutions and Education Services Group

Judy Verses

59 2016 Executive Vice President - Research

Christopher Caridi

50 2017 Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller

Vincent Marzano

53 2014 Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Edward May

53 2013 Corporate Secretary

David Dobson

52 2017 Director

Jesse Wiley

46 2012 Director

Mari Baker

51 2011 Independent Director

George Bell

59 2014 Independent Director

Laurie Leshin

51 2015 Independent Director

Raymond McDaniel

58 2005 Independent Director

William Pence

53 2016 Independent Director

William Pesce

65 2015 Independent Director

William Plummer

57 2003 Independent Director

Kalpana Raina

61 2009 Independent Director

Brian Campbell

Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Matthew Kissner

Mr. Matthew S. Kissner is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Kissner was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., in October 2015, having served as a director of the company since 2003. He is also a member of the Board Executive Committee of the Regional Plan Association, a non-profit urban research and advocacy organization that develops long-range plans and policies to guide the growth and improve the prosperity, infrastructure, sustainability, and quality of life of the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut metropolitan region. Mr. Kissner’s extensive leadership experience includes several senior positions with Pitney Bowes, where he led a number of businesses, as well as leadership roles with Bankers Trust, Citibank, and Morgan Stanley. He has also been a private equity operating partner focusing on business, financial, and healthcare services. Mr. Kissner is an alumnus of New York University, where he obtained an MBA and a BS in Education, both with honors.

Mark Allin

Mr. Mark J. Allin is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, He was appointed as the Company’s 12th President and Chief Executive Officer on June 1, 2015 and was simultaneously appointed to the Board. Mr. Allin joined Wiley with the acquisition of Capstone Publishing in 2000 (which he co-founded), after holding numerous senior positions at Blackwell Publishing, Simon & Schuster, and Pearson. In 2003, he became Vice President and Managing Director, Wiley Asia, before being promoted to Executive Vice President, Professional Development, in 2010 and then Chief Operating Officer in 2015. Mr. Allin’s publishing career has spanned three decades and began after studying at Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom and working as a teacher in Zimbabwe.

John Kritzmacher

Mr. John A. Kritzmacher is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Technology and Operations of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. he is responsible for the Company’s worldwide financial organization, strategic planning and business development, technology, internal audit, customer service, distribution and investor relations. He served as Senior Vice President of Business Operations, Organizational Planning & Structure at WebMD Health Corp. He served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Global Crossing Ltd.

Archana Singh

Ms. Archana Singh is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. She was Chief Human Resources Officer, Hay Group - responsible for aligning HR strategies and initiatives to support the organization into its’ next stage of growth. Leading all aspects of Human Resources with a strong focus on talent management, culture alignment and integration. She was Vice President, Human Resources, Computer Science Corporation - Human Resources Leader for CSC’s enterprise business (technology consulting, application software, services and regions). She was Corporate Vice President, Human Resources, Advanced Micro Devices (“AMD”) - Human Resources Business Partner for global sales, marketing, manufacturing, product engineering, shared services, corporate functions

Clay Stobaugh

Mr. Clay E. Stobaugh is Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since September 2014. He was Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer. He was Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing – responsible for strategic marketing and customer relationship management.

Gary Rinck

Mr. Gary M. Rinck is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He was Senior Vice President, General Counsel – responsible for all of the Company’s legal and corporate governance functions at Wiley.

Mary-Jo O'Leary

Ms. Mary-Jo O'Leary is Executive Vice President, Human Resources of the Company. She was Senior Vice President, Human Resources. She served as Vice President and Director, Human Resources – responsible for working with the Senior Vice President, Human Resources to manage the Company’s Global Human Resources organization. She was Vice President, Marketing & Sales – responsible for managing the sales, marketing and custom publishing functions for the Company’s Education business.

Reed Elfenbein

Mr. Reed Elfenbein is Executive Vice President, International Development and Global Research Sales of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since May 2015. He was Senior Vice President, International Development and Global Research Sales. He was Senior Vice President, International Development and STMS – leads team responsible for increasing market share in growing and emerging markets and leads the worldwide Research sales team. He was ice President and Managing Director, Sales and Marketing – responsible for leading the domestic and international sales and marketing teams.

Joan O'Neil

Joan O'Neil is Executive Vice President - Knowledge & Learning of the Company. O'Neil is responsible for leading the Company’s global Knowledge & Learning business. O'Neil was Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Knowledge Services, Professional Development – responsible for leading the Knowledge Services business within the Professional Development business. O'Neil was Vice President and Managing Director, Business, Finance & Accounting, Professional Development – responsible for leading the global business, finance and accounting programs within Professional Development. O'Neil was Vice President & Group Executive Publisher, Professional/Trade – responsible for the finance and accounting programs within the Professional/Trade business.

John Semel

Mr. John W. Semel is Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since May 2015. He is responsible for developing, prioritizing, and implementing strategies that drive business growth. He was Senior Vice President, Planning and Development – responsible for global acquisitions and divestitures, strategic investments, strategic planning, corporate alliances and business development.

Jeffrey Sugarman

Jeffrey L. Sugarman is Executive Vice President, Talent Solutions and Education Services Group of the Company. Sugarman is responsible for leading Wiley’s combined Talent Solutions and Education Services (i.e. CrossKnowledge, Deltak, Profiles International and Inscape Publishing) in the corporate learning and higher education marketplaces. Sugarman was Senior Vice President, Venture Development – responsible for leading execution and integration of Wiley’s talent solutions business acquisition including Inscape Publishing, CrossKnowledge and Profiles International. Sugarman was President and CEO, Inscape Publishing – responsible for the transformation into an independent company after being acquired by a prominent New York-based private equity firm.

Judy Verses

Ms. Judy K. Verses has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Research of the Company., effective October 24, 2016. Judy has over 30 years' experience across business, government, and consumer sectors in the technology, education, and communications industries. She is known for her strong customer focus and admired as a leader who is capable of motivating global organizations and translating ideas and concepts into action. Judy comes to Wiley from Rosetta Stone, a market leader in online language learning and literacy, where, since 2011 she has been President, Global Enterprise & Education, with responsibility for all institutional business across all geographies, as well as product and business development, IT, and global communications, and where she built a robust, sustainable enterprise business focused on delivering profitable growth. Previously, Judy had been President and Chief Client Officer at Blackboard, a leading supplier of educational enterprise software, overseeing global sales and marketing, and President and COO at Blackboard Learn. From 1983 to 2007, Judy held several senior leadership roles at telecommunications giant Verizon (among them SVP Marketing, SVP Broadband Solutions, and VP Business Sales), where she successfully launched Verizon FiOS. Judy has served as a mentor with the Laura Bush Fellowship Initiative and from 2014-2015 was a Non-Executive Director on the board of Promethean World, a global education technology leader in solutions for the interactive and engaged classroom. Judy earned her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.

Christopher Caridi

Mr. Christopher Caridi has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company, effective March 20, 2017. Mr. Caridi will join the Company from Thomson Reuters, where he has been Vice President, Finance since 2014. Previously, Mr. Caridi was Vice President, Controller and Global Head of Accounting Operations at Thomson Reuters from 2009 to 2014.

Vincent Marzano

Mr. Vincent Marzano is Senior Vice President, Treasurer of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since September 2014. He was Vice President, Treasurer – responsible for global treasury operations, insurable risk management, accounts receivable, and credit and collections.

Edward May

Mr. Edward J. May is Corporate Secretary of the John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He is responsible for Board administration and compliance with corporate regulatory requirements. He was Director of Corporate Governance, Tyco International Ltd. responsible for the governance structure and ERM program at Tyco International Ltd.

David Dobson

Mr. David C. Dobson is Director of the company. With more than 30 years of experience, David Dobson is an accomplished leader. Dobson joined Digital River in February 2013 as the company's Chief Executive Officer. Dobson leads Digital River in its mission to help companies find new and better ways of successfully building and growing profitable online businesses on a global basis. Dobson's leadership is integral to Digital River's plan to accelerate growth, drive quality and customer satisfaction, and evolve its e-commerce solution to meet the needs of highly connected buyers.

Jesse Wiley

Mr. Jesse C. Wiley has been appointed as Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He is a director since 2012, has been an employee of the Company since 2003. Mr. Wiley works on Wiley’s corporate planning and development team, including involvement in M&A projects and business strategy. Previously he worked on international and business development, digital and new business initiatives, and the development of electronic products within the PD division. Prior to that, he worked as an editor and marketer. Mr. Wiley’s qualifications for service on the Company’s Board include experience in many functions of the Company’s businesses, including marketing and editorial and working at the forefront of digital publishing and learning, developing new products and business models, and developing and executing acquisitions. He has a Certificate of Director Education from the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Mari Baker

Ms. Mari J. Baker has been appointed as Independent Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. She is a director since 2011, has held a number of executive officer positions in public and private companies primarily in technology fields, including roles as CEO of PlayFirst, Inc. and Navigenics, Inc., COO of Velti, plc (NASDAQ:VELT), President of BabyCenter, Inc., a Johnson and Johnson company (NYSE: JNJ), and SVP/General Manager at Intuit, Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU). She has been involved in the venture capital community, including serving as executive-in-residence at Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers; in the higher education community, as a Trustee of Stanford University as well as an Advisor to the Clayman Institute at Stanford; and in the executive leadership community, through her service as an officer in Young Presidents Organization.

George Bell

Mr. George Bell is an Independent Director of the John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He is a director since 2014 has been affiliated with General Catalyst Partners, a venture capital and private equity firm, as a Managing Director and then an Executive in Residence, since 2006. Mr. Bell is a 30-year veteran of creating and growing consumer-facing and software businesses. From October 2010 to November 2013, he was President and CEO of Jumptap, a General Catalyst portfolio company, which sold to Millennial Media (NYSE: MM). Mr. Bell was also President and CEO of Upromise 2001-2006, sold to Sallie Mae; former chairman and CEO of Excite and Excite@Home 1996-2001; founder of The Outdoor Life Network (now NBC Sports Network); former senior vice president of Times Mirror Magazines, overseeing titles such as SKI and Field & Stream; recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for California and New England; four-time Emmy Award-winning producer and writer of documentaries on adventure, wildlife, and vanishing cultures. Since January 2015 Mr. Bell serves as Chairman of the Board of Visible Measures, a private, venture-backed company. Mr. Bell has also served on the board of Angie’s List (NYSE: ANGI) since March 2016.

Laurie Leshin

Dr. Laurie A. Leshin, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. She joined the Wiley board in November 2015. Dr. Leshin became the 16th president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in June of 2014. Dr. Leshin brings to the Wiley board over 20 years of experience as a leader in academia and government service, and an accomplished record as a space scientist. Prior to joining WPI, Dr. Leshin served as the Dean of the School of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. There she expanded and strengthened interdisciplinary scientific research and education, championed diversity in STEM, and significantly expanded fundraising and outreach initiatives. While at Rensselaer, Dr. Leshin continued her work as a scientist for the Mars Curiosity Rover mission and was appointed by President Obama to the Advisory Board for the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Prior to joining Rensselaer, Dr. Leshin served as the deputy director of NASA’s Exploration Systems Mission Directorate, where she was responsible for oversight of NASA’s future human spaceflight programs and activities. Dr. Leshin also worked as the director of science and exploration at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Dr. Leshin is a recipient of NASA’s Outstanding Leadership Medal, NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal, and the Meteoritical Society’s Nier Prize. She has served on the Board of Directors of Women in Aerospace and the Council of the American Geophysical Union.

Raymond McDaniel

Mr. Raymond W. McDaniel, Jr., is Independent Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He is a director since 2005, has been Chief Executive Officer of Moody’s Corporation since April 2005. From 2005 – April 2012 he also served as Chairman of Moody’s Corporation. In April 2012 he was named President of Moody’s Corporation in addition to Chief Executive Officer. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Moody’s Corporation from January 2004; President of Moody’s Corporation from October 2004; and President of Moody’s Investors Service since 2001. In prior assignments with Moody’s, he served as Senior Managing Director for Global Ratings & Research; Managing Director for International; and Director of Moody’s Europe, based in London. He has been a member of Moody’s Corporation Board of Directors since 2003. In 2015 Mr. McDaniel was named as a member of the Board of Trustees of Muhlenberg College.

William Pence

Dr. William Pence is Independent Director of the Company. He joined the Wiley board on May 1, 2016 and is Global Chief Technology Officer at AOL. In this role he leads all aspects of AOL’s global technology strategy, platform development and external technology partnerships, as well as plays a key leadership role in the overall strategy and direction of AOL. He also leads the newly established Area 51, focused on synchronizing innovation efforts across AOL’s venture investments, incubators, university relations, and internal R&D. He is an accomplished leader in the digital technology industry with over 25 years of experience. William joined AOL in April of 2014. Before joining AOL, Mr. Pence served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of WebMD from 2007 to 2014 as well as Chief Operating Officer of WebMD from 2012 to 2014. At WebMD, he led many cross-company initiatives that drove innovative new products, improved operational efficiencies and user experiences for consumers and advertiser partners. He also drove technology and corporate operations improvement through automation, cloud technology and data management systems. Mr. Pence was instrumental in mobile product efforts across WebMD’s properties as well as the company’s global expansion. Prior to WebMD, Mr. Pence served as Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President at Napster from 2003 to 2007. From 2001 to 2003, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Pressplay, a Universal Music Group/Sony Music Entertainment joint venture, and from 2000 to 2001 he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Universal Music Group. Previously, Mr. Pence spent more than a decade at IBM.

William Pesce

Mr. William J. Pesce is Independent Director of the Company. He is a director since 1998, served as the Company’s 10th President and Chief Executive Officer for 13 years from May 1998 to April 2011, when he retired after nearly 22 years at the Company. Mr. Pesce is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Stern School of Business at New York University; the Board of Trustees of William Paterson University, where he serves as a member of the Executive Committee, Chair of the Educational Policy and Student Development Committee and member of the Nominations and Governance Committee. Mr. Pesce serves as a guest lecturer, speaking with students about leadership, ethics and integrity. He recently launched Pesce Family Ventures, LLC to invest in early stage companies. Mr. Pesce’s qualifications for service on the Company’s Board of Directors include: (i) over three decades of experience in publishing; (ii) 13 years as President and Chief Executive Officer, a period in which the Company recorded double-digit compound annual growth in revenue, EPS and the Company’s stock price, while being named to several “best companies” lists; and extensive experience with leading a global public company, strategic planning, financial planning and analysis, acquisitions and partnerships, and investor relations.

William Plummer

Mr. William B. Plummer is Independent Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since December 2008. He is a director since 2003, has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Rentals, Inc. since December 2008. Previously he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dow Jones & Company, Inc. from September 2006 to December 2007. Prior to that he was Vice President & Treasurer of Alcoa, Inc. since 2000. Before joining Alcoa, he was with Mead Corporation as President, Gilbert Paper Division during 2000; Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Planning from 1998 to 2000; and Treasurer from 1997 to 1998. Prior to joining Mead, he held a number of increasingly responsible positions with the General Electric Company, most recently as Vice President, Equity Capital Group, General Electric Capital Corporation from 1995 to 1997. Mr. Plummer formerly served on the board of UIL Holdings Corporation, where he was a member of both the Compensation and Executive Development committee and the Retirement Benefits Plans Investment committee.

Kalpana Raina

Ms. Kalpana Raina is Independent Director of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., since September 2009. She is a director since 2009, is Managing Partner of 252 Solutions, LLC, an advisory firm, since 2007. Previously, Ms. Raina was a senior executive with The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. She joined the bank in 1988 and held a variety of leadership positions including Executive Vice President and Head of European Country Management and Corporate Banking. Prior to that, she served in Mumbai, India, as Executive Vice President, International. During her eighteen-year career at Bank of New York she had responsibility for clients in the media, telecommunications, healthcare, retailing, hotels and leisure and financial services industries in Asia, Europe, and the United States. Ms. Raina is a member of Women Corporate Directors, The National Association of Corporate Directors, a director of Information Services Group, Inc., a director of Yellow Media Group, a Canadian public company, since December 2012, and was a director of Real Networks and The World Policy Institute until December 2013. Ms. Raina is also a past member of The US-India Business Council.

Brian Campbell